Boston travel guide

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You're Going to Love Boston

With a population of 35.859, Boston is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Boston deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Boston

Boston in February
Estimated hotel price
£41
1 night at 3-star hotel
Boston in February
Estimated hotel price
£41
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Boston

Plane

Although Boston doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to East Midlands Airport (EMA), which is located 89 km from Boston. The shortest domestic flight to Boston departs from Aberdeen and takes around 1h 20m.

Train

Located 11 km from the city centre, Boston Swineshead is the busiest station in Boston. Another popular train station is Boston Hubberts Bridge, located 6 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Boston is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 164 km from Boston. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Plane

Although Boston doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to East Midlands Airport (EMA), which is located 89 km from Boston. The shortest domestic flight to Boston departs from Aberdeen and takes around 1h 20m.

Train

Located 11 km from the city centre, Boston Swineshead is the busiest station in Boston. Another popular train station is Boston Hubberts Bridge, located 6 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Boston is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 164 km from Boston. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Airlines serving Boston

Lufthansa
Good (4,556 reviews)
KLM
Good (842 reviews)
SWISS
Good (905 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,346 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,570 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,271 reviews)
Air France
Good (966 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,535 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,897 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,473 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,613 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (821 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,135 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (905 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (825 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (700 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (176 reviews)
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Where to stay in Boston

Average rates range from around £65 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £74 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Boston

Most booked hotels in Boston

The White Hart Hotel, Boston, Lincolnshire
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
£59+
Boston West Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£45+
Twenty Hotel & Bar
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£43+
The Lord Grey Hotel
4 stars
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
£47+

Hiring a car in Boston

Hiring a car in Boston costs £41 per day, on average, or £82 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

Expect to pay £1.45 per litre in Boston (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.31 and £23.08. The most frequently booked car type in Boston is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Toyota Aygo or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Boston costs £41 per day, on average, or £82 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

Expect to pay £1.45 per litre in Boston (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.31 and £23.08. The most frequently booked car type in Boston is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Toyota Aygo or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.